Thibodeau - who oversees Layden, the point person on trade talks with outside GMs - wants to hold onto Butler and navigate the season with him. If Thibodeau is destined to get fired at season's end, those familiar with this thinking say he'd rather do so reaching the playoffs for a second consecutive year with the benefit of Butler on the roster. Butler's camp has downplayed a fractured locker room as the reason for wanting to leave Minnesota, but the issues between him and the other star players - particularly Andrew Wiggins - on the team were evident after news of Butler's trade request leaked.
In truth, even though they won't get near the return Jimmy Butler should warrant, Taylor and the organization's best move could be to get a deal done as quickly as possible.
Butler, 29, is entering the final year on his contract and can walk this summer as a free agent so it makes sense that the Wolves would trade him before the February trade deadline, instead of getting nothing in return.
Barclays customers are locked out of their accounts
Customers say they can not get the Barclay's homepage to load meaning there is no access to their online account portal. A spokesperson for the bank said: "We're very sorry about the technical problems our customers have experienced today".
Isha Ambani-Anand Parimal to exchange rings tonight: Details here
On Friday at Lake Como in Italy, The Ambanis hosted an engagement party and it was no less than a star-studded affair. There are also the reports that Priyanka Chopra and her fiancé Nick Jonas are expected to attend the grand function.
Yogurt products may contain more sugar than soft drinks
So organic yogurts can trick consumers into thinking they're a healthy option, while having more sugar than recommended. The worst offenders in the group were organic yogurts that contained an average of 13.1 grams of sugar per 100 grams.
It's a double-edged sword for the Minnesota front office. Taylor reportedly told those attending the recent NBA Board of Governors meeting that Butler is, in fact, available.